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CBD for Heart Disease Can It Help

CBD for Heart Disease: Can It Help?

CBD is all the rage right now and all sorts of claims are coming out that state it just might be the miracle cure, even for heart disease but is it? CBD is the abbreviation for cannabidiol, just one of many cannabinoids, or chemical comp...

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Apple Watch ECG App | A Cardiologists View

Last year Apple released an ECG App for the Apple Watch. The ECG application is designed to test for atrial fibrillation (AFib) by monitoring a user’s heart rhythm. AFib is a risk factor for strokes and can indicate that something is wrong an...

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Try these 3 things when eating out

Is it unhealthy to dine out? The vast majority of my patients have one thing in common: they are overweight. And actually, that’s a polite way to put it. In fact, in recent years the rate of obesity in this country has skyrocketed. As a r...

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Egg Whites

Egg Whites Lower Blood Pressure

If you’re already eating egg whites to reduce the risk of heart disease, you’re probably lowering your blood pressure as well. Researchers from Clemson University found that a peptide — a chemical compound containing two or more am...

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The Importance of Vitamin D

How’s Your Vitamin D? Low vitamin D levels have long been associated with higher risks of heart attack and stroke, and the evidence continues to mount. Now researchers find that people are at the highest risk of cardiovascular probl...

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Herbs and Spices Lower Triglycerides

Lower Triglycerides Naturally

Herbs and Spices Lower Triglycerides Spices and herbs are a cornerstone of alternative health fields, especially in India and China, where they’ve been relied upon for their medicinal value for centuries. Scientific studies in the West...

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Yo-Yo Dieting Harms Heart

Yo-Yo Dieting Could Be Hurting Your Heart. Repeatedly losing and regaining weight — a habit many women get into when they’re young — stays with you for the rest of your life. And if you’re a yo-yo dieter, you may be upping your risk...

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The Importance of Veggies!

The Importance of Veggies!

Study Finds Eating Vegetables Cuts Death Risk Everyone knows that eating fruits and vegetables is healthy, but how much of these healthy foods should you be eating? One study finds that eating at least seven portions a day could cut your...

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You’re having a heart attack. Now What?

If you suffer a heart attack and get emergency care immediately, the chances are very good that you’ll survive. But any delay in getting help increases the risk that you won’t. The longer you wait to make that call, the more muscle dama...

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Should You Get That Flu Shot?

Protect Your Heart Against Flu Each year at this time, there is a huge push from the government for people to get flu shots, and many doctors urge their patients to be vaccinated. “I am not among those doctors,” says Dr. Chauncey Crandall...

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